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PRCIL to host Community Health Fair April 12

PALESTINE, April 3, 2013--Palestine Resource Center for Independent Living will host their 9th annual Community Health Fair on Friday, April 12, from 10 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., at the Evangelistic Temple, 3011 N. Loop 256, in Palestine.

The event will include Key note speakers Schelby Wells, Emergency Management coordinator, at 11:00 a.m., and Dr. Robert McFarlane at 1:00 p.m.

Door prizes, including two flat-screen TVs, will be awarded, and plenty of food vendors will be on hand.

Free available screenings include:

  • A1C Testing
  • Blood Pressure
  • Blood Sugar
  • BMI
  • Bone Density
  • Cholesterol
  • Dental Screenings
  • Depression Screening
  • Fall Risk Screening
  • Hepatitis C Screening
  • HIV Screening
  • Iron Screening
  • Memory Screening
  • Neuropathy Screening
  • Oxygen Level
  • Peripheral Artery Disease
  • Personal Fitness Assessment
  • Skin Cancer Screening
  • Sleep Screening
  • Bilateral Spinal Health Screening
  • Vision

Other opportunities available during the Fiir include

  • Chair Massages
  • Farmer’s Market
  • Mammograms**
  • Paraffin Wax Therapy
  • Thera-Band Demo

There will also be a blood drive during the Health Fair. For a list of qualifications to donate blood, visit www.carterbloodcare.org/YouCanHelp/DonorGuidelines.

**Mammograms: Medicare, Medicaid, and insurance accepted. Funding is available for women without insurance. Call ETMC to schedule mammogram, 1-800-648-8184

 

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